Class Action Subject-matter Jurisdiction.


Byline: Derek Hawkins

7th Circuit Court of Appeals

Case Name: Christine Dancel v. Groupon, Inc.,

Case No.: 19-1831

Officials: BAUER, BRENNAN, and ST. EVE, Circuit Judges.

Focus: Class Action Subject-matter Jurisdiction

We accepted Christine Dancel's petition under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(f) so that we could review the district court's denial of class certification. Dancel, however, has proceeded as though we gave her a free ticket to redo her opposition to the removal of her suit from state court. Although we refuse to entertain the bulk of her arguments, she has drawn our attention to a critical hole in the notice of removalit does not allege the citizenship of even one diverse member of the putative class. We therefore order a limited remand so that...

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